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dictatorial in Government topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdictatorialdic‧ta‧to‧ri‧al /ˌdɪktəˈtɔːriəl◂/ adjective  1 PGa dictatorial government or ruler has complete power over a country dictatorial regimes2 TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethinga dictatorial person tells other people what to do in an unreasonable way Professor Clement’s dictatorial attitudedictatorially adverb
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dictatorialA Senate chairman cannot be dictatorial.His attitude has become increasingly dictatorial.Their attitude towards the masses was condescending, high-handed and ultimately dictatorial.We could turn to the law for justice rather than depend on the mercurial whims of some benevolent or dictatorial boss.Without a dictatorial Coriolanus, Shakespeare's point about the implied threat to the republic is stated rather than felt.The Ministry of Trade was yesterday accused of being dictatorial in its plans for a new motorway in Kent.dictatorial parentsa corrupt, dictatorial regimeIt showed up the Achilles heel of the government - its excessively dictatorial tendencies.